These are mandatory and all come with course.
These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.
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Learn from the best
When you study the Master of Veterinary Studies (Public Health) you will be learning from a world-leading group of researchers and teachers, internationally-recognised for their contribution to progress in the areas of One Health and epidemiology.
You may be in a government position and needing to know more about disease surveillance and/or food safety. Or, you may come from a veterinary background and be interested in learning more about animal health and the transmission of pathogens to humans (zoonosis).
In the Master of Veterinary Studies (Veterinary Public Health) you’ll learn from Massey world-leading experts how to help create solutions to reduce the impact of animal pathogens on human health. This includes the prevention and control of food and water-borne pathogens.
The Master of Veterinary Studies (Veterinary Public Health) is a research-focused qualification. It has a focus on issues around food safety, water quality and zoonotic diseases. These are issues that have a crossover between animal and human health.
Massey University has a unique strength in veterinary public health. The university is internationally renowned in this area. You’ll be able to work with and learn from groups that are actively working on different aspects of research and training, including:
The area of public health crosses over into many other scientific disciplines. You’ll be able to take advantage of Massey’s expertise and specialised equipment in relevant areas. That could include microbiology, molecular biology, mathematics, genomics and other areas.
Massey University hosts the only veterinary school in New Zealand. Its well-equipped facilities include the Wildbase wildlife hospital, an equine hospital, 24-hour pet hospital and sheep, beef, dairy and deer farms, all located near campus.
The university courses are led by internationally recognised lecturers and have a reputation for their use of real-life case studies and high staff to student ratios.
You can choose from two different levels of research for this degree. You can complete a 60-credit research report, or if you would like to complete more in-depth research, you can undertake a 120 credit thesis.
If you have a specific area of research in mind, Massey advises you to contact the School of Veterinary Science Postgraduate Office through the Enquire button on this page to discuss.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,344|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$7,160|
Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19
During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:
EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways:
|Entry point||Entry requirement||Exit point||Exit|
|Week 1||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overall||Week 10||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|Week 11||Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall||Week 20||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
|Programme Level||IELTS||TOEFL iBT||PTE Academic||Cambridge English|
|English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)||5.0 overall||61 overall||36 overall||155|
|English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)||5.5 overall||70 overall||42 overall||165|
To enter the Master of Veterinary Studies (Veterinary Public Health) programme you will have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor of Veterinary Science, with at least a B (70%-74.99%) grade average, or equivalent.
Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.
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